Rural electrification of Gweedore, Co Donegal in 1955

Area: Gweedore
Started: August 1954
Finished: July 1955
Poles used: 1155
Line used (km): 108
Premises connected: 370


The figures above were sourced from our REO News magazine. Click here to find out more on what the figures mean. The map above shows the area boundary and is from a digitised version of the original map used during the scheme.

Backsliding was fairly serious in Gweedore according to The REO News from September 1955Gweedore-1-R.E.O

An interesting story from Gweedore as reported in The REO News from March 1959Ardee-2-REO-News-Mar-1959-P19


But The REO News from August 1959 had a gas story to reportGweedore-3-REO-News-Aug-1959-P11